9 Oct 2023 12:31

Russia allocates over 630 mln rubles for development of 4G/5G base stations

MOSCOW. Oct 9 (Interfax) - The Russian government will allocate more than 632 million rubles for the development of solutions for telecom providers based on OpenRAN technology.

"The work is being as part of the 'Modern and Prospective Mobile Communication Networks' roadmap to 2030. One of its threads calls for the development of 4G/5G mobile communication base station equipment with OpenRAN open architecture," the signed order, which was posted on the government website on Saturday, said.

The subsidy, which will be financed from the government's reserve fund, will go toward offsetting R&D costs in this area, the order said.